(Western Media) "Sunscreens May Not Lower Melanoma Risk — Study Results Offer No Evidence Of Its Ability To Pre-vent Skin Cancer, Epidemiologist Says"

PHILADELPHIA – A provocative presentation at a science conference today questioned the widely held belief that sunscreens lower the risk of deadly melanoma skin cancer, but specialists still caution against going into the sunshine without these lotions.

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, and since there is evidence that frequent burns, especially at an early age, trigger melanoma, many experts assume that using them should help ward off this cancer. (Link)

However, melanoma cases have risen dramatically over the last 25 years even as sunscreen use became more common

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